Bruno studied at Milan with the old tenor Giuseppe Mandolini.
He made his debut in
1912 at the Dal Verme in Milan substituting for Aureliano Pertile in Cavalleria
In 1921, Bruno was in Palermo for the season at the Politeama Garibaldi.
He discovered his spouse, Giuseppina Sciuto, in a room with a colleague, the tenor Francesco Conti.
He shot his wife dead.
He was a particular artist. He had a military career and in 1928,
as a lieutenant in the army, he was appointed director of the Teatro Sperimentale
Lirico at the Teatro di Arte Moderna in Milan, where the young artists were
helped in their artistic formation. During that period he continued singing.
His career evolved as follows:
1912 Milano (Dal Verme)
1913 Cremona (Politeama Verdi, Rigoletto in January with Domar Dora)
1924 Milano (Dal Verme)
1926 Bari, Ancona
1931 Milano (Dal Verme, Pagliacci, sharing with Berni; with Lierba Vittoria/Grel Alma, Mazzanti Renato), Padova, Torino
(Teatro Vittorio Emanuele, Pagliacci with Fisher Grazia, Rossi Pietro, Zenone)
His repertory included: Turiddu, Duca, Giannetto (La cena delle beffe), Canio, Edgardo, ...